What Happened on August 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Joanne Carner wins Columbia Savings LPGA Golf Classic

Famous Deaths

  • Mohammad Ali Rajai, president of Iran, assassinated by a bomb
  • Mohammad Javad Bahonar, prime minister of Iran, assassinated by a bomb

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Vera-Ellen, actress (Big Leaguer, On the Town), dies of cancer at 60

Actress Vera-Ellen
Actress
Vera-Ellen